Though it seems likely that many long-term Disney projects will be significantly delayed or perhaps even cancelled altogether due to the extended theme park closure (now in effect until at least April 30) due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, there will also be some significant short term changes to Disney Parks as well. Because construction across both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort is shut down, here are some of the Disney projects that were previously slated to be complete this year that will now see delays in the short term. Assuming that Disney Parks are able to reopen in June, here's when we might actually get to see some of these new projects

1. Avengers Campus

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Original opening date: July 17, 2020

Likely delayed until: Fall 2020

Though the Marvel-themed Avengers Campus was supposed to open this summer along with the new WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure ride, with work completely halted three months before its grand opening, we'll likely have to wait a little longer before experiencing this new area at Disney California Adventure. However, as long as we end up seeing a summer reopening at this park, we'd guess this new land will up and running this fall, as work on the interior of the Spider-Man ride was basically complete back in February, with mostly facade work being done around this new area. 

As for the rest of the land, unfortunately we don't know how "done" the various eateries and character meet and greet areas are yet, but with the new Spider-Man ride being the main draw for Avengers Campus, we can see Disneyland Resort perhaps doing a phased opening if the restaurants and meet and greet areas are not open yet. Guests will understandably be hesitant to flock back to Disney parks even when they do open, so Disney will likely be in a hurry to get guests in to this new area as soon as possible, and we'd imagine that unless Disney parks stay closed past June 1, this new land (or at least most of it) will be open before years' end.   

2. Remy's Ratatouille Adventure

Image: Disney

Original opening date: Summer 2020

Likely delayed until: Fall 2020

Epcot is in a similar situation as Disney California Adventure, as the interior of the new Remy's Ratatouille Adventure ride is basically done according to reports, and was all set to open in an expanded France pavilion in Summer 2020. And though work on the area around the ride as well as the crepe restaurant that was set to open alongside the ride still needs to be finished, this is another project that will likely be prioritized once Walt Disney World reopens, so that guests can look forward to something "new" at the resort. 


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